Allergy immunotherapy drops are the main way for sublingual allergy immunotherapy, which is about putting a liquid of allergy immunotherapy drugs under the tongue, which can be taken at home.
How are the allergy immunotherapy drops taken?
The liquid drops are placed under the tongue and are usually taken at home.
How often do the patients take the alleray immunotherapy drops?
A few times a week or every day.
How long do the patients take them?
Typically 3 to 5 years (or sometimes longer).
Are they approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat allergies and asthma caused by allergies?
No, allergy drops are not yet approved by the FDA. But they are approved and commonly used in Europe and other parts of
the world. Allergy drops are available in the United States, and doctors are starting to prescribe them.
What are the possible side effects of allergy drops?
Common side effects of allergy drops include throat irritation and itching or mild swelling in the mouth.
It is necessary for a patient to balance the merits and shortcomings of this methods before choosing the allergy immunotherapy drops.